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Twitch Gets Exclusive Rights to the Overwatch League

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Twitch Gets Exclusive Rights to the Overwatch League

According to the official announcement, exclusive cheermotes and other in-game items will be available to Twitch users thanks to the partnership. The full schedule and information about ticket sales can be found at https://overwatchleague.com/ or you can look at the listings down here. This takes you to a screen where you can see the upcoming matches for the game.

The Overwatch League tokens are actually the only way to purchase these specific skins, which we recommend, as some of them simply look awesome.

Anyone hoping to get their hands on a League skin for their favorite team and character will be able to do so without actually buying any League tokens. The profits earned from these special skins sales-technically, $5 per skin-directly provide monetary support to both the teams and the developers. Everyone has received the team logos and the league logo spray for free.

The Overwatch League menu has been added to the menu screen
The Overwatch League menu has been added to the menu screen

What Overwatch League team will you be rooting for in the upcoming season? New York Excelsior Moira. San Francisco Shock will take on Los Angeles Valiant at 7pm ET on January 10, followed by Shanghai Dragons vs. Los Angeles Gladiators at 9pm ET and Dallas Fuel vs. Seoul Dynasty at 11pm ET. You'll be able to gain access to the skins with a new type of currency introduced by blizzard. Each skin costs only 100 league tokens and Blizzard will give everyone that logs in between now and February 9th enough to buy one skin. You'll find the skins by clicking on each of the 12 Overwatch League team names-one for each of Overwatch's 26 heroes, which adds up to 312 different skins.

No matter the reason, Twitch's Overwatch deal is another step on the road to ensuring that Activision's new league hits the ground running. Many of these are centered around fixing Doomfist, a character who has been recently plagued with a number of erratic gameplay bugs that made it hard to achieve consistent results. Click through to the patch notes to read all of the fine details.

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